The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has an immediate opening for a Project Scientist with expertise in immunology and immuno-oncology. The Project Scientist will primarily be responsible for implementing, executing and managing research projects related to the single-cell cytokine detection platform Isoplexis. The successful candidate will: participate in project design and management; develop and validate assays, protocols and platforms that fit in the general strategic objectives of the department; develop SOPs, assay specifications and quality measures; train employees; promote the use of validated assays within and beyond the UCLA community; compile and present experimental results to the project team; prepare publications and present experimental results at scientific meetings. He/she should be able to work collaboratively with other areas as part of an interdepartmental project team.
The applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in immunology and must have 4+ years of hands-on experience with microscopy, multi-parameter assessment of soluble analytes, and cellular immune function assays. Demonstrated assay development experience, research independence, and technical competence in flow cytometry are desired. The candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and organizational skills.
Interested applicants please send curriculum vitae/resume and names and contact information of 3 references to: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03510.
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